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Florida Shooting Range Agrees To Pay Terminated and Sick Employee Due to Injury

Coral Springs Workers’ Compensation

Help from a Coral Springs Workers’ Compensation Attorney

It’s hard enough to live in fear of being fired—but you shouldn’t have to worry about losing your job as well if you did the right thing. Unfortunately, that’s what many workers’ face across America every day, from workplace injuries to whistleblowing.

That was the case for one Coral Springs employee, who found himself out of a job shortly after reporting being sick from lead exposure that was caused by his Coral Springs-based employer. As such, he reported it to (OSHA) the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in order for an investigation to be conducted, but he was subsequently fired for alerting them. Consequently, he sued his former company over the wrongful termination and in order to receive lost wages and medical benefits through the Workers’ Compensation System. Fortunately in 2019, the company received a large fine and the parties resolved the litigation for a confidential settlement along with a cleanup of the contaminated shop areas so other people would not become sick. This legal victory is an example of how a Coral Springs Workers’ Compensation Attorney can protect fellow workers from the bad acts of an employer. Now others employees may not be afraid to speak up about their on the job injury/illness as a result of an unsafe workplace.

Florida residents should reach out to a skilled Coral Springs Workers’ Compensation Lawyer, whenever their actions put them at odds with an employer and or their workers’ compensation insurance company. One Coral Springs Workers’ Comp Lawyer, Evan M. Ostfeld, Esquire from The Law Offices of Evan M. Ostfeld, P.A. has over (25) twenty-five years of experience in this complicated field and provides a no obligation case evaluation. Plus he only handles matters for injured workers and their families. The best part, there are no attorney’s fees and or costs due unless there is a recovery or court award.

As a long-time Coral Springs Workers’ Compensation Attorney, Evan M. Ostfeld, Esq. and his legal team will inform people about their legal rights in order to make sure that an employer does not take advantage of them. Whether it’s the protection afforded by law for reporting workplace accidents, safety violations, and or a claim for Florida Workers’ Compensation Benefits, let Evan and his firm represent you to help eliminate the stress.

Hiring a Coral Springs Workers’ Compensation Attorney

Depending on the facts of the case, you might be afforded special legal protections, such as the Florida shooting range employee whose actions reporting a hazard protected him from retaliatory firing. An experienced Coral Springs Workers’ Compensation Attorney like Evan, can navigate that maze of the complicated workers compensation law. Why fight your employer and their workers’ compensation insurance company alone? Evan M. Ostfeld, Esquire from The Law Offices of Evan M. Ostfeld, P.A. are here to help.

To talk about your specific situation, contact us today at The Law Offices of Evan M. Ostfeld, P.A., (866) I SUE YOU, (866) 478-3968, (954) 227-7529, (954) 998-0075 text or evan@attorney4life.com.